Tag Archives: heart

We Do What We Can and Let God Take Care of the Rest

“Can I just close the book on this day now? I got to sleep in this morning. Then I worshiped at St Paul’s and got to hear the holy most Dr. John Kinney preach. I got to say “Hi” to … Continue reading

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Life and Death; Grief and Hope

This past Friday night, I celebrated the completion of my master’s degree and almost end of my residency with some dear friends.  We lifted up the work I’ve done over the past 15 months.  It has been a difficult and … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Ms. Betty

While I was going to the moderate CBF seminary here in town, I worked at the Christian bookstore owned by the fundamental Southern Baptist Convention.  You can imagine I heard some harsh words from “both” sides of the pew in … Continue reading

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What Does All of This Mean?

In about two hours, it will be the monthiversary of my being back in Richmond.  I can’t believe it’s been a month and at the same time, it’s been the longest month I’ve faced. There is so much to write … Continue reading

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Lessons in Anger and Forgiveness

Matthew 5:23-26 (The Message translation) 23-24“This is how I want you to conduct yourself in these matters. If you enter your place of worship and, about to make an offering, you suddenly remember a grudge a friend has against you, … Continue reading

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The Gift of “Pure Joy”

We are coming to the end of Advent.  Christmas is hours away and I am preparing for our two Christmas Eve services at the church.  I don’t know if it’s been the Advent preparations, or the journey of life that … Continue reading

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Back to Basics – Sermon delivered 10/17/10

Matthew 22:34-40:  When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. ‘Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?’ He said to … Continue reading

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